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Sidecar says 13,000 passengers share rides, fares with strangers

Lyft and Uber both announced they're getting into shared rides, but Sidecar says it's been testing carpooling options for months.

By August 6, 2014

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Ride-sharing service Sidecar lets drivers name their own prices

The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.

By February 19, 2014

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Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar get tentative green light in Calif.

The California Public Utilities Commission issues a proposal that would allow drivers working for ride-sharing apps to freely take to the road if they agree to certain guidelines.

By July 30, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, Sidecar get cease-and-desist letters from LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.

By June 25, 2013

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Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Controversial car-summoning app Uber says it will roll out service in places where regulators aren't restricting already existing rideshare businesses.

By April 12, 2013

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SideCar sues Austin, claiming its ride-sharing service is legit

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing service claims the Texas capital's city council is misinterpreting the law and illegally attempting to regulate its business.

By March 12, 2013

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To avoid the cops, SideCar making all SXSW rides free

The startup, which lets drivers pick up riders like a taxi service, was risking having its drivers charged with a crime for charging riders. Making all SXSW rides free may be a solution.

By March 7, 2013

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California deems carpooling via all ride-share services illegal

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.

By September 12, 2014

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Lyft gives way to ride with strangers, split fares

Ride-sharing apps have gone to the next level by including the ability to catch a ride with another passenger on your route for a discounted price. Lyft thinks its service can lead the way.

By August 6, 2014

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Uber arrives on Windows Phone

Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.

By July 23, 2014